Sixth Sense

New York lawyer Marc Dreier stands accused of duping prominent hedge funds.


As if the recession, the credit crisis and the Bernie Madoff business weren’t enough, investors — especially hedge fund investors — got more humbling news toward the end of 2008 in the person of Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer who stands accused of peddling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of phony promissory notes to prominent funds that included Fortress Investment Group and Eton Park Capital Management.

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